Without Fuss or Feathers: Bertrand Goldberg, Hilliard Homes, and Architecture for the Poor, Part 2

Photo by David Schalliol, 2009.

This is the second part in a 2-part series on Bertrand Goldberg’s Hilliard Homes by guest author Susannah Ribstein Last time we read about the design for Hilliard Homes and Bertrand Goldberg’s radical idea that cutting-edge architecture might be able to soothe some of the pains of poverty. This time we’ll take a look at … Continue reading

Without Fuss or Feathers: Bertrand Goldberg, Hilliard Homes, and Architecture for the Poor

Photo by Orlando R. Cabanban

This is the first part in a 2-part series on Bertrand Goldberg’s Hilliard Homes by guest author Susannah Ribstein Nestled between the South Loop and Chinatown, near the rumbling elevated tracks of the CTA Red Line, sits one of Chicago’s most architecturally distinguished housing projects: the Raymond Hilliard Center. Designed by Bertrand Goldberg from 1963 … Continue reading

“Chicago Modern: More than Mies” is here!

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by Chris Morris, Chicago Field Office, National Trust for Historic Preservation Chicago is a city that has long been known for architectural innovation. For over a century it’s been the home to some of the most prominent figures on the architecture scene and their canonical buildings. And when people think of Chicago’s Modern architecture, they most … Continue reading

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